Collaboration will accelerate Abu Dhabi government’s digital transformation and achieve emiratization objectives
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 25, 2019 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA), to accelerate the Abu Dhabi government's digital transformation efforts. The agreement was signed by H.E. Dr. Rauda Al Saadi, Director General, ADSSSA and Fabio Fontana, Vice President and Managing Director, HPE Middle East, in the presence of H.E. Jassim Al Zaabi, Chairman, Abu Dhabi Executive Office and Antonio Neri, President and CEO, HPE.
The signing of the MoU was one of the highlights of the recent meeting between H.E. Jassim Al Zaabi and Antonio Neri, where they also discussed the ambitious plans and projects that Abu Dhabi government is currently implementing as part of its commitment to deliver the highest levels of service performance and efficiency for the citizens of the Emirate. During the meeting, H.E Al Zaabi hailed HPE’s proven global track record of delivering exceptional experiences and the highest quality of solutions for its customers. As part of the MoU, HPE will deliver key innovations and technological advancements to help ADSSSA achieve its ambitious objectives.
“Governments need to use disruptive technologies to meet the increasing demands and expectations of their citizens,” said Antonio Neri, President and CEO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “We are excited to collaborate with ADSSSA to power Abu Dhabi government’s digitization plans and help the Emirate achieve its objectives of Ghadan 21, Abu Dhabi’s development accelerator programme”.
ADSSSA will leverage HPE technology and expertise to advance the Emirate’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) agenda and improve citizen experience of their integrated online service, TAMM. HPE will engage in knowledge sharing with ADSSSA by connecting it with HPE global innovation centres to offer the best digital practices adopted by governments around the world.
“We are looking forward to this strategic partnership between ADSSSA and HPE, which will elevate Abu Dhabi's digitization efforts,” said H.E. Jassim Al Zaabi, Chairman, Abu Dhabi Executive Office. ”We are confident that HPE's range of solutions and services will drive further synergies for Abu Dhabi Government’s platform.”
As part of the MoU, HPE will offer internships to top Emirati tech graduates, providing them with key access and exposure to global best practices that will help them prepare for future roles in the technology sector.